Text icon  TALAT Lecture 1502: Criteria in Material Selection

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Description: This lecture gives a background to why, by whom, when and how material selection is performed; it describes the pitfalls of non-systematic approaches; it gives the concept of pre-selection and how it is applied; it creates an understanding about unbiased selection of materials and how it is performed; it explains discriminating material selection and how it is applied; it demonstrates optimization in material selection and how it is applied. Elementary background in materials engineering is assumed.
Keywords: properties • selection criteria • design • materials selection • pre-selection • discriminating materials selection • property values • optimisation • semi-systematic methods • systematic methods • materials cost • weight savings
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Other topics > Material selection
Created by: Rolf Sandstrøm, University of Stockholm
European Aluminium Association, Brussels
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 01 January 1994
Date added: 24 September 2009
Resource ID: 2121